Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun intermediate

1 sense of intermediate

Sense 1
intermediate -- (a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained)
       => chemical, chemical substance -- (material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb intermediate

1 sense of intermediate

Sense 1
intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate -- (act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement")
       => negociate, negotiate, talk terms -- (discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house")

Antonyms of adj intermediate

2 senses of intermediate

Sense 1
intermediate (vs. terminal) -- (lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane")

terminal (vs. intermediate) -- (being or situated at an end; "the endmost pillar"; "terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable")

Sense 2
average, intermediate, medium -- (around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers")

INDIRECT (VIA moderate) -> immoderate -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Similarity of adj intermediate

2 senses of intermediate

Sense 1
intermediate (vs. terminal) -- (lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane")
       => grey, gray -- (intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal")
       => halfway -- (at a point midway between two extremes; "at the halfway mark")
       => in-between, mediate, middle -- (being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line")
       => junior (prenominal), third-year, next-to-last -- (used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college; "the junior class"; "a third-year student")
       => penultimate, next-to-last -- (next to the last; "the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter"; "the figures in the next-to-last column")
       => sophomore (prenominal), second-year -- (used of the second year in United States high school or college; "the sophomore class"; "his sophomore year")
       => subterminal -- (near but not precisely at an end; "a subterminal band of color on the tail feathers")
       => antepenultimate -- (third from last)

Sense 2
average, intermediate, medium -- (around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers")
       => moderate (vs. immoderate) -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

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